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Can you use the conditional and the subjunctive together?

I'm having issue determining whether to use conditional or subjunctive or both. I understand that conditional is a tense while subjunctive is a mood, but I still have trouble with usage. To my ...
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Is Conditional in Spanish a Tense or a Mood?

The Wikipedia article on Spanish verbs (as of 31.01.2016) states that The Spanish conditional, although semantically expressing the dependency of one action or proposition on another, is generally ...
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¿Se debe usar el indicativo o el subjuntivo en esta pregunta?

Hace unos meses, se hizo esta pregunta: ¿Cuál es la palabra más larga en español que no repite ninguna letra? En un comentario pregunté si sería mejor usar el subjuntivo —es decir, emplear repita en ...
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When should the subjunctive be used after “mientras”?

When should mientras or mientras que be followed by the subjunctive and when by the indicative? In both cases, how is mientras usually translated?
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Second person singluar imperative of a reflexive verb ending in a diphthong

The question is pretty much in the title. If I have the verb lavarse, I know to make the imperative I use lávate. But what to do with a verb like afeitarse? Is it afeitate? My spellcheck thinks ...
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Indicative vs. subjunctive in “no importa qué dice el destino”

If I'm hearing it correctly, there's a line in Carlos Baute's "Colgando En Tus Manos" that says: No importa qué dice el destino. I thought that sentence should be expressed: No importa qué ...